Student Engagement Officer

at Kelston Boys High School
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted May 20, 2020
Category Education and Training
Job Type Full-time
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Student Engagement Officer Kelston Boys High School location Auckland.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-managing and organised staff member who will be responsible for developing systems that accurately track and record student attendance at school; you will also be responsible for out of school follow up to identify potential issues to guide support services to improve student attendance.

Key tasks develop and maintain systems to accurately record and track activity relating to student attendance. Provide regular reports that signal attendance issues to inform in a timely manner. Provide recommendations and direct suitable actions to relevant parties to stimulate improved student attendance. Regularly communicate with, support and build strong relationships with deans, students, parents and outside agencies. Home visits to support whanau and students to improve attendance.

The successful applicant will have empathy, tolerance and diplomacy. The ability to remain calm and in control. A proven history of working with young people.

Attention to detail the ability to work both independently and as a team. Strong communication and interpersonal skills – verbal and written. Flexibility to assist in other areas of the Administration Team. Excellent computer skills. Planning & organisational skills to meet deadlines. A can-do attitude. We use Kamar as our Student Management System.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to apply for this position. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police vet. This is a full time permanent position, term time only.  37.5 hours per week. Applications close Wednesday 28 May 2020, 4:00pm